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Synonyms for liberal

Synonyms for liberal

not narrow or conservative in thought, expression, or conduct

favoring civil liberties and social progress

a person with liberal political opinions

Synonyms for liberal

a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties

a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets

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showing or characterized by broad-mindedness

having political or social views favoring reform and progress

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tolerant of change

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All our eminent socialists are merely old liberals of the class of landed proprietors, men who were liberals in the days of serfdom.
I have not seen all kinds of liberals, and cannot, therefore, set myself up as a judge," said Alexandra, "but I have heard all you have said with indignation.
The liberals cast at his door all the foundlings hitherto attributed to du Bousquier.
This able man, the constant candidate of the liberals, missing by seven or eight votes only in all the electoral battles fought under the Restoration, and who ostensibly repudiated the liberals by trying to be elected as a ministerial royalist(without ever being able to conquer the aversion of the administration),--this rancorous republican, mad with ambition, resolved to rival the royalism and aristocracy of Alencon at the moment when they once more had the upper hand.
The Revolution was then (1792) in its early stages, and in his 'Prelude' Wordsworth has left the finest existing statement of the exultant anticipations of a new world of social justice which the movement aroused in himself and other young English liberals.
Similarly, while 'liberal' technically describes someone who subscribes to liberal notions of civic rights and freedoms and economic policy, in Pakistani lay discourse over the last two decades or so, it has come to take on another distinct inflection.
Today The Liberal Advocate News is live and Liberals, Democrats and Independents now have an avenue to express their opinion and views without reservation.
Key European Liberals on Saturday decried the arrest of Liberal Party (LP) Sen.
In the first, Division One results are as follows: Milnsbridge Liberal A beat Slaithwaite Rugby by 82 points to 72.
After nearly eight years at the helm of the Cairo Office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty (FNF), Germany's liberal think tank, Dr.
For those who really want to understand the liberal critiques of the AK Party, here is the clue.
Modern Tories have good reason to look back fondly on events of 1912, but their Liberal Democrat partners might not feel the same way.
AFTER a gap of 65 years the Welsh Liberal Democrats went back into a coalition government at Westminster last year.
Should we be worried that fewer and fewer students enrolled in college are pursuing liberal arts degrees?
Liberals in Schism: A History of the National Liberal Party.